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Inversions

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Inversions

In Central Washington where the mountains fall to the Columbia River and the Columbia Plateau rises several thousand feet or more to the East there is a a weather phenomenon called, "Inversions" which can remain in place for days, weeks, and even months at a time resulting in cold, sunless days, and ...

Dayhiking Swakane Canyon and Peak

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Dayhiking Swakane Canyon and Peak

From the large front window of our house I can look across the Wenatchee Valley and Burch Mountain's East shoulder at Lower Entiat Ridge as is falls to it's Eastern terminus at the Columbia River in Central Washington, sandwiched between Entiat Ridge and Burch Mountain is Swakane Canyon technically ...

Dayhiking North Douglas Creek Canyon Loop, WA.

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Dayhiking North Douglas Creek Canyon Loop, WA.

I wrote an article on Washington's Douglas Creek Canyon March 2018 sharing some history and geology specific to the area to include a trip video of the South Douglas Creek portion of the canyon. The area is broken into two sections the South and North trail-heads or access points. The North Douglas ...

Go Take a Hike

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Go Take a Hike

  Feeling down or stressed, need a respite from a hectic world new research shows you should Go Take a Hike. Walking and hiking can make you Happier and Healthier.   https://youtu.be/4ZjIZtDRUEE ...

Central WA : The Colockum Loop

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Central WA : The Colockum Loop

I did alot of trail and treadmill running during the mixed bag of cold temps, overcast, and precipitation which was December, but Steve and I eventually made it out for a desert loop on the far edge of the North Cascades Eastern Slopes heading out to the Colockum Wildlife Area South of Wenatchee, WA ...

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